Russian spy suspect missing after jumping bail in Cyprus

ATHENS/NICOSIA - A suspect wanted by the US for involvement in a Russian spy ring has gone missing in Cyprus, less than 24 hours after being released on bail, officials said.

Cyprus detains ship with military cargo

NICOSIA - Cyprus has detained a vessel loaded with unspecified military cargo reportedly meant for Sudan and Singapore.

Cyprus TV presenter accused of ordering boss’ murder

NICOSIA - A television presenter in Cyprus allegedly ordered the murder of her employer after she was dismissed from her job, a court was told.

Thieves demanded ransom for former president’s body

ATHENS/NICOSIA - Cypriot authorities Tuesday arrested two people, including an Indian national, for allegedly stealing the corpse of former president Tassos Papadopoulos from his grave three months ago and said the suspects had earlier demanded a ransom.